Virtual Speaker Luncheon Series: Vanessa E. Wyche

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Featured Speaker: Vanessa E. Wyche

10 June 2021 12:00 CST

Virtual

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    Biography

    • Vanessa Wyche was recently named acting director of NASA Johnson Space Center, home of America’s astronaut corps, Mission Control Center, International Space Station, Orion and Gateway programs and its nearly 11,000 civil service and contractor employees. She is responsible for a broad range of human spaceflight activities, such as development and operations of human spacecraft, commercialization of low-Earth orbit and JSC’s role in landing the first woman and first person of color on the surface of the Moon.
    • Wyche was most recently deputy director of JSC, a position she held since 2018. Other key leadership positions she has held at NASA include: assistant and acting deputy director of JSC, director of Exploration Integrations and Science Directorate, flight manager of several Shuttle missions and executive officer in the Office of the NASA Administrator, among others. Before joining NASA in 1989, Wyche worked for the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, DC.
    • Wyche has received many prestigious awards, including two NASA Outstanding Leadership Medals, two NASA Achievement Medals, and is a “Women at NASA” award recipient. She is a current fellow of the International Women’s Forum.

    Dr. Martin: A Career in Aerospace

    11 March 2021

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    Please join Dr. Michael Martin as he discusses his aerospace career as a former rocket engine tester, a senior design engineer on Orion, and a rocket propulsion researcher.

    When:
    Thursday, March 11 @ 7:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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    AIAA-UH Annual Aerospace Professionals Committee

    18 February 2021 7pm

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    What: AIAA-UH will host our annual Aerospace Professionals Committee. We are asking for 2-3 volunteers to speak to its members over life in the professional world. Anything from technical to interpersonal advice would be a huge insight for the members.
    When: Thursday, February 18th at 7pm via Zoom.
    Anyone interested in participating, please email Kelly Graham

    Engineers Wanted for Mock Interviews

    Engineers wanted for mock interviews at UH Spring Career Fair

    3 March 2021

    Virtual

    What: AIAA-UH is partnering with SWE, Society of Women Engineers, to provide our members with the opportunity to do mock interviews before the UH spring career fair. We are looking for some engineers in the field who could volunteer to assist in conducting some mock interviews with the students.
    When: Thursday, March 3rd at 7pm on Microsoft Teams The student could share the screen or give the link to their resume in a private channel in Teams with the engineer, and the “interviewer” would ask them some questions.

    If you are interested in participating in this event, please email Kelly Graham